Ethiopian Airlines Plans Dublin, Los Angeles Service

Ethiopian Airlines has unveiled plans to launch flights to Dublin and Los Angeles. When it begins from June 2015, the African carrier and Star Alliance member will provide the only direct connection between Africa, Ireland and the US west coast.   While flight timings have not been revealed, the airline has confirmed the service will … Continue reading

London (Heathrow) Terminal 2 Open For Operations

London’s Heathrow International Airport, one of the busiest air hubs in the world, marked a milestone in its revitalization today with the opening of the newly-rebuilt Terminal 2. Passengers onboard United Airlines flight UA 958, arriving from Chicago at 0543 hrs this morning, were the first to utilize the facility, dubbed The Queen’s Terminal in … Continue reading

Ethiopian Airlines Expands In Far East

East African carrier Ethiopian Airlines marked a milestone this week with the launch of services between Addis Ababa and Singapore. The Star Alliance member boosted its global network when the inaugural flight touched down at Singapore’s Changi International Airport on Tuesday (3 December 2013) with government representatives from Ethiopia and Singapore onboard.   Operating 3 … Continue reading

Dreamliners Begin Return To Service

Operators of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner have begun plans to return the aircraft to service, after manufacturer Boeing was cleared by the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) to modify faulty lithium ion batteries used on the beleaguered jets. Civil aviation regulators around the world are also expected to progressively endorse the FAA directive, ending a lengthy … Continue reading

Airlines Suspend Dreamliner Operations

Operators of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner have moved to ground their fleets following an advisory issued by the Federal Aviation Administration pending safety testing of the onboard batteries. A series of incidents involving the aircraft (most recently an emergency landing in Japan) prompted the directive, with Japanese and US operators the first to suspend operations. … Continue reading